One area that is integral to a WordPress powered site but is currently a bit difficult to stylize is the login area. Moreover, it’s not something move around to place on sidebars or the site header. In this tutorial we will see how to create a shortcode that you can use everywhere, from your Text widget to post/pages content or the template files.
It’s generally useful in sites with extensive drop down menus and many levels of hierarchy to highlight the parent item that encompasses the list of current items in the menu we’re now browsing so we can keep track of where we are. In this tutorial we will learn how to use jQuery to achieve this in WordPress menus, but it can be applied to any menu that has a similar markup.
Have you ever stumbled upon the issue of radio buttons losing their “checked” state while dragging and dropping a div containing them using the Sortable module of jQuery UI? It is not a pleasant experience and is a known issue even in jQuery 1.7.x bundled in WordPress 3.3 – 3.4. Read on to learn how to fix this.
The most important issues involved in the design of a web site or a web application are how the information is displayed to the user and how the user can interact with this information, whether it is to obtain more information about a particular topic, dismiss irrelevant information or process the information that he currently has. The rest is purely ornamental. In this post we will review a series of resources to achieve a better interface design.